Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 10/10/17 Mediate

Mediate (verb, adjective)
me·di·ate [v. mee-dee-eyt; adj. mee-dee-it]
(previously 03-13-13)

verb (used with object)
1. to settle (disputes, strikes, etc.) as an intermediary between parties; reconcile.
2. to bring about (an agreement, accord, truce, peace, etc.) as an intermediary between parties by compromise, reconciliation, removal of misunderstanding, etc.
3. to effect (a result) or convey (a message, gift, etc.) by or as if by an intermediary.

verb (used without object)
4. to act between parties to effect an agreement, compromise, reconciliation, etc.
5. to occupy an intermediate place or position.

6. acting through, dependent on, or involving an intermediate agency; not direct or immediate.

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1, 2. arbitrate.
4. intercede, interpose.

Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin mediatus, past participle of mediare to be in the middle, intercede. See medium, -ate

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